Sessions List

WaterSmart Innovations 2015 Sessions

ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
W-1500
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma A
Turf Conversion Benefits Relating to Water Conservation (PDF)
Will Pescara, MAA
W-1501
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma B
What's Your Number? Dialing In Efficiency Remotely (PDF)
Nate Adams, Santa Margarita Water District
W-1502
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma C
A Water Loss Snapshot - Examining the Country's Water Audit Submissions (PDF)
Kate Gasner, Water System Optimization
W-1503
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Sonoma D
Children's Water Festival: Planting the Seed
Joseph Burtard, Ute Water Conservancy District
W-1504
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa A
uLANDSCAPEit: Water Saving Landscape Design Toolkit (PDF)
Patrick Dickinson, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Daniel Cunningham, Texas A&M AgriLife Research
W-1505
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa B
New Water Harvesting Assessment Tool for the Desert Southwest (PDF)
Ann Audrey, Water Asset Advisors and Susanna Eden, University of Arizona, Water Resources Research Center
W-1506
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa C
Busting Drought with Green Water Abundance (PDF)
Pam Berstler, G3, Green Gardens Group
W-1507
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Napa D
Durkees Run Stormwater Park: A Green Infrastructure Case Study (PDF)
John Hazlett, Williams Creek Consulting
W-1508
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma A
Early Returns on the First On-site Water Recycling Incentive Program
Bob Hitchner, Nexus eWater Inc. and Carlyle Workman, City of Lancaster, California
W-1509
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma B
Water Tours Program Transforms Customers into Conservation Ambassadors (PDF)
Erin Morales, Cucamonga Valley Water District
W-1510
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma C
A Model for the Nation - Georgia's Statewide Water Loss Management (PDF)
Will Jernigan, Cavanaugh & Associates
W-1511
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Sonoma D
Working Smarter to Offer Transformative Learning for the 21st Century (PDF)
Haley Paul, Town of Gilbert and Kerry Schwartz, Arizona Wet
W-1512
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Napa A
The Emergence of Computerized Sprinklers: Saving Water with Technology (PDF)
Gary Klinefelter, IrriGreen and Bobby Jensen, IrriGreen
W-1513
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Napa B
Final Report on Residential Greywater Recycling Pilot Study (PDF)
Carl Robb, Canplas Industries Ltd. and Madeleine Craig, Ryerson University
W-1514
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Napa C
Federal Government Water Mandates and Federal Water Efficiency Resources (PDF)
Kate McMordie, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
W-1515
1:35pm - 2:05pm
Napa D
Bernardo Greens to Bernardo Browns: A New Normal Case Study (PDF)
David Silva, California Landscape Contractors Association
W-1516
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma A
How Periodic Customer Surveys Assist in Conservation Program Development (PDF)
Lisa Krentz, Hazen and Sawyer, P.C. and David Bracciano, Tampa Bay Water
W-1517
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma B
Double-Down on Outreach: Educating Commercial & Residential in One Hand (PDF)
Shavonne Mays, Irvine Ranch Water District and Juan Carlos Garcia, Irvine Ranch Water District
W-1518
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma C
Best Practices for Production Flow Data Management for Water Utilities (PDF)
George Kunkel, Kunkel Water Efficiency Consulting
W-1519
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Sonoma D
Online Irrigation Education for Homeowners (PDF)
Abby Owens, City of Plano
W-1520
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa A
Best Bang for the Buck; Which Program Cuts Lawn Watering the Most? (PDF)
Karen Guz, San Antonio Water System
W-1521
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa B
Washington DC's Stormwater Retention Program - a Model for the Nation? (PDF)
Richard Silberman, Healthy Buildings
W-1522
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa C
Identifying and Adapting to Water Demand Uncertainties (PDF)
Jack Kiefer, Hazen and Sawyer
W-1523
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Napa D
Priority Green Clarington - Completed Field Testing in New Homes (PDF)
Glen Pleasance, Region of Durham
W-1524
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Sonoma A
LADWP Water Conservation Potential Study (PDF)
Jevon Lam, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
W-1525
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Sonoma B
Social Media - The New Rules Of The Road (PDF)
Diane Downey, G3, Green Gardens Group
W-1526
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Sonoma C
Eight Years of Water Loss Audits, What's next? (PDF)
Marian Wrage, City of Rio Rancho
W-1527
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Sonoma D
Get Their Feet Wet! Water Conservation Education for the Young Learner (PDF)
Laurie Loftin, Athens-Clarke County, Water Conservation Office and Marilyn Hall, Athens-Clarke County, Public Utilities Department, Water Conservation Office
W-1528
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Napa A
Performance of WBICs in Santa Clarita Valley (PDF)
Matt Hayden, Aquacraft Inc. and Stephanie Anagnoson, Castaic Lake Water Agency
W-1529
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Napa B
Opportunities for Water Conservation Under EPA's Clean Power Plan (PDF)
David Ribeiro, ACEEE
W-1530
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Napa C
Drought Response Clinics: One-Stop Shop for Saving Water (PDF)
Gabriela De La Cruz, Monte Vista Water District and Erin Morales, Cucamonga Valley Water District
W-1531
3:50pm - 4:20pm
Napa D
Using GIS for Water Conservation Rebate Programs (PDF)
Lou Reinbold, Southern Nevada Water Authority
W-1532
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Sonoma A
Leveraging Advanced Meters for Finding Leaks in Homes (PDF)
Renee Davis, Fort Collins Utilites
W-1533
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Sonoma B
Water Matters More: Thought Leadership Through LinkedIn Publish (PDF)
Martha Golea, Weathermatic
W-1534
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Sonoma C
Beyond Water Audits into Asset Management (PDF)
Brian Skeens, CH2M HILL
W-1535
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Sonoma D
Growing Up Green: Incorporating Conservation in Upper Grade STEM Lessons (PDF)
Amy Warnock, Cobb County Water System
W-1536
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Napa A
A Look into Denver Water's Consumption Reductions and How to Sustain it (PDF)
Mark Cassalia, Denver Water and Mitch Horrie, Denver Water
W-1537
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Napa B
10,000 Rain Barrels: The Ultimate Conservation Tool (PDF)
Clint Wolfe, Texas A&M AgriLife Research
W-1538
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Napa C
Rationing Program Development- MIIS Grad Students Examine the Issues (PDF)
Stephanie Locke, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
W-1539
4:25pm - 4:55pm
Napa D
Army Green: Water Savings at Fort Carson, CO-A Net Zero Installation (PDF)
Frank Kinder, Colorado Springs Utilities
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
T-1500
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma A
Unlocking the Mystery of Multi-Family Residential Water Budgeting (PDF)
Hal Nelson, Residential Energy and Water Intelligence Software (Res-Intel)
T-1501
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma B
Trashy Advertising or Public Education-Water Conservation is Smart/Sexy (PDF)
Charles Sheehan, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
T-1502
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma C
New Water Conservation Planning Guidance: AWWA M52 has Latest Strategies (PDF)
William Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management Inc. and Michelle Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management
T-1503
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma D
Building Capacity through Enduring Partnership (PDF)
Kathryn Hahne, Pima County Cooperative Extension
T-1504
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa A
Taking the Guess Work out of Water Audits: The Future of Conservation (PDF)
Kate Gardner Larson, Center for ReSource Conservation
T-1505
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa B
Community Based Tools for Water Harvesting and Sustainability (PDF)
Kieran Sikdar, Watershed Management Group
T-1506
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa C
Adopting Water Wise Landscape Codes; the Potential, Process & Pitfalls (PDF)
David Searcy, Medford Water Commision
T-1507
9:00am - 9:30am
Napa D
NYC's Large Meter Replacement Program-Improving Revenues & Lowering Cost (PDF)
Kenneth Molli, Veolia North America and Warren Liebold, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
T-1508
9:35am - 10:05am
Sonoma A
Cash for Grass - The Evolution Year One (PDF)
Sarah Fleury, Castaic Lake Water Agency
T-1509
9:35am - 10:05am
Sonoma B
Taking the Plunge with the 2015 WaterSense H2Otel Challenge (PDF)
Veronica Blette, U.S. EPA WaterSense Program
T-1510
9:35am - 10:05am
Sonoma C
Stick a Barnacle On It (PDF)
Claire Nordlie, Sonoma County Water Agency
T-1511
9:35am - 10:05am
Sonoma D
Save Water For Me! Water4Otter Helps Kids Protect (PDF)
Denise Hickey, North Texas Municipal Water District
T-1512
9:35am - 10:05am
Napa A
Sustainability Services: What's in it for Landscape Contractors? (PDF)
Brodie Bruner, Weathermatic
T-1513
9:35am - 10:05am
Napa B
As Demand Continues to Fall; is it Water Harvesting for All? (PDF)
Daniel Ransom, Tucson Water
T-1514
9:35am - 10:05am
Napa C
Overview of the RESNET - Water Efficiency Rating Index (PDF)
Ed Osann, Natural Resources Defense Council
T-1515
9:35am - 10:05am
Napa D
Do's and Dont's for Sharing Good AMI Data with Customers (PDF)
Heather Pohl, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and Julie Ortiz, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)
T-1516
10:10am - 10:40am
Sonoma A
Customized Drought Reports: Getting Personal to Prompt Action (PDF)
Denis Wolcott, The Wolcott Co. and Janet Keith, Valencia Water Co.
T-1517
10:10am - 10:40am
Sonoma B
New Media Platforms for Cost-Effective Targeted Conservation Messaging (PDF)
Andree Johnson, Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency
T-1518
10:10am - 10:40am
Sonoma C
American Water Use Trends 1995-2015 and Future Conservation Potential (PDF)
Peter Mayer, Water Demand Management
T-1519
10:10am - 10:40am
Sonoma D
Reducing Water Consumption with an EyeOnWater (PDF)
Wesley Schultz, California State University
T-1520
10:10am - 10:40am
Napa A
It's No Oxymoron: Save Water Without Changing Station Run Times (PDF)
Mike Baron, The Toro Company
T-1521
10:10am - 10:40am
Napa B
The Next Water-Wise Home: Reusing Wastewater (PDF)
Laura Allen, Greywater Action
T-1522
10:10am - 10:40am
Napa C
Better Rates in an Uncertain World: Probability Management for Laypeople (PDF)
Thomas Chesnutt, A & N Technical Services, Inc. and David Mitchell, M. Cubed
T-1523
10:10am - 10:40am
Napa D
Using Water Use Metrics and Benchmarking to Target ICI Customers (PDF)
Bill Hoffman, Frontier Associates
T-1524
10:45am - 11:15am
Sonoma A
How Home Water Reports Empower Customers and Change Price Elasticity (PDF)
David Mitchell, M. Cubed and Thomas Chesnutt, A & N Technical Services, Inc.
T-1525
10:45am - 11:15am
Sonoma B
Conservation for Schools: Meeting Goals of Education & Water Savings (PDF)
Morgan Shimabuku, Center for ReSource Conservation
T-1526
10:45am - 11:15am
Sonoma C
Evaluating a 1-100 Benchmark Score for Water Use (PDF)
Jonah Schein, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
T-1527
10:45am - 11:15am
Sonoma D
Buzz-in and Change the World (PDF)
Gus Meza, West Basin Municipal Water District and Grant Willard, joulebug
T-1528
10:45am - 11:15am
Napa A
Identifying Irrigation Inefficiencies (PDF)
Gary Tilkian, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
T-1529
10:45am - 11:15am
Napa B
Learning from Failures to Create Better Reclaim Systems (PDF)
Karen Guz, San Antonio Water System
T-1530
10:45am - 11:15am
Napa C
Using the AWE Rate Model to Examine Drought Rates: The Benefit of... (PDF)
Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency and Ken Jenkins, California Water Service Company
T-1531
10:45am - 11:15am
Napa D
Sharing One Vision: Building Wholesaler & Retailer Partnerships (PDF)
Lisa Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management and Stephanie Anagnoson, Castaic Lake Water Agency
T-1532
11:20am - 11:50am
Sonoma A
Supermarkets - Part Deux (PDF)
Mark Gentili, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Robert Estrada, L.A.D.W.P
T-1533
11:20am - 11:50am
Sonoma B
Communicating the Value of Water with the Resources You Have (PDF)
Megan Chery, Alliance for Water Efficiency and Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1534
11:20am - 11:50am
Sonoma C
Forecast 2025: Water Wars by Weather Modification? (PDF)
Amy Vickers, Amy Vickers and Associates, Inc.
T-1535
11:20am - 11:50am
Sonoma D
Put Your Badge Away: Leak Academy, The Alternative to Water Cops (PDF)
Shavonne Mays, Irvine Ranch Water District
T-1536
11:20am - 11:50am
Napa A
Project PRS: How Much Water Can You Really Save? (PDF)
Dustin Lacey, Rain Bird Corporation and Mike McAfee, Rain Bird Corporation
T-1537
11:20am - 11:50am
Napa B
Branding "Watershed Sustainability" (PDF)
MaryAnn Nason, City of Boulder, CO Utilities/Public Works and Russ Sands, City of Boulder Public Works / Utilities
T-1538
11:20am - 11:50am
Napa C
Saving Water with Improved Codes in the Colorado Basin States (PDF)
Ed Osann, Natural Resources Defense Council
T-1539
11:20am - 11:50am
Napa D
Utility Alchemy: Increasing Revenue and Decreasing Consumption with Data (PDF)
Jason Bethke, Global Water FATHOM
T-1540
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma A
Surprising Savings from Single Family Home Super Users (PDF)
Karen Guz, San Antonio Water System
T-1541
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma B
Messaging our way from Conservation to #WaterEfficiency (PDF)
Candice Rupprecht, Tuscon Water
T-1542
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma C
Evaluating Water Conservation Potential within the Multifamily Sector (PDF)
Jamie Campbell, City of Phoenix
T-1543
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Sonoma D
The Energy-Water Nexus from the End-User Perspective (PDF)
Bill Hoffman, Frontier Associates
T-1544
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Napa A
It's Playoff Time: Comparing Weather Based Irrigation Controllers (PDF)
Juan Zamora, Eastern Municipal Water District
T-1545
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Napa B
California's Codes and Standards for Indoor Efficiency (PDF)
John Koeller, Koeller and Company
T-1546
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Napa C
Drought Planning Through Integrated Rate Design (PDF)
Drew Atwater, Moulton Niguel Water District and Ruth Zintzun, Moulton Niguel Water District
T-1547
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Napa D
Public Private Partnerships: How the Monterey Peninsula Saved 35% (PDF)
Stephanie Locke, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
T-1548
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Sonoma A
Managing a Conservation Fund: The good, the bad, and ugly (PDF)
Joaquim Delgado, Tucson Water
T-1549
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Sonoma B
Using AMI Data to Communicate and Target Water Conservation Efforts (PDF)
William Granger, City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities and Elsie Fong, City of Sacramento
T-1550
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Sonoma C
SNWA's Targeted Site Visit Research Study  (PDF)
Michael Drinkwine, Southern Nevada Water Authority
T-1551
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Sonoma D
Hot Water Distribution Problems (PDF)
Russ Horner, Water Management, Inc.
T-1552
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Napa A
Irrigation Water Restrictions, Not as Good as You Think (PDF)
Mackenzie Boyer, University of Florida and Michael Dukes, University of Florida
T-1553
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Napa B
Hidden and Unintended Consequences of Water Efficiency (PDF)
John Koeller, Koeller and Company and Mary Ann Dickinson, Alliance for Water Efficiency
T-1554
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Napa C
Water Use 'Report Cards'-An Essential Tool for Drought Water Man (PDF)
Chris Matyas, Maddaus Water Management
T-1555
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Napa D
Higher Demand, Lower Debt: Seis Lagos Utility District Case Study (PDF)
Brodie Bruner, Weathermatic and Rolando Ramon, Seis Lagos Utility District
T-1556
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Sonoma A
What's New in Water Efficient Devices and Strategies? (PDF)
Marcia Ferreira, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
T-1557
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Sonoma B
Eating the Social Media Elephant: One-Bite Strategies for Success (PDF)
Cynthia Bee, Jordan Valley Water Conservacy District and Ashlee Burt, Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District
T-1558
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Sonoma C
Enabling Customers to Buy and Sell Conserved Water to Each Other (PDF)
Dan Muelrath, Valley of the Moon Water District
T-1559
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Sonoma D
Water System Embedded Energy Mapping (PDF)
Amy K. McNulty, Irvine Ranch Water District
T-1560
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Napa A
To Infinity and Beyond: Program Explosion and Adaptive Management (PDF)
Melissa Baum-Haley, Ph.D., Municipal Water District of Orange County and Joe Berg, Municipal Water District of Orange County
T-1561
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Napa B
What are the High Efficiency Homes of the Future? (PDF)
Bill DeOreo, Aquacraft, Inc.
T-1562
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Napa C
Irrigation Model Ordinance: Turning Efficient Practice into Good Policy (PDF)
John Farner, Irrigation Association and Brent Mecham, Irrigation Association
T-1563
3:40pm - 4:10pm
Napa D
Reduced Water Flows and Building Efficacy - PERC Research Results (PDF)
Pete DeMarco, The IAPMO Group
T-1564
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma A
Improving Turf Replacement Cost Effectiveness (PDF)
Chris Willig, Water Influence
T-1565
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma B
#WNWwednesday: Building Social Media Presence in Drought Conditions (PDF)
Cathy Smith, CityWorks People + Places, Inc. and Destree Bascos, CityWorks
T-1566
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma C
Protecting the Okanagan Watershed; Moving from Research to Regulations (PDF)
Shauna Burnell, Waterkind Consulting Services Ltd. and Brad Burnell, Waterkind Consulting Services Ltd.
T-1567
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Sonoma D
Inter-Utility Nexus - Energy Savings Assistance Program (PDF)
Stacy Rodriguez, Eastern Municipal Water District and Juan Zamora, Eastern Municipal Water District
T-1568
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa A
Seeking a Multiplier Effect:Measuring Turf Removal Market Transformation (PDF)
Juan Carlos Garcia, Irvine Ranch Water District
T-1569
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa B
What are the High Efficiency Homes of the Future?
Bill DeOreo, Aquacraft, Inc.
T-1570
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa C
Incentivizing Conservation through Connection Fees (PDF)
Amelia Nuding, Western Resource Advocates
T-1571
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Napa D
Reduced Water Flows and Building Efficacy - PERC Research Results
Pete DeMarco, The IAPMO Group
ID
Time/Room
Name
Speaker
F-1501
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma A
Why Do We Use Drinking Water to Carry Our Waste?
Gunnar Baldwin, TOTO USA
F-1502
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma B
On Your Terms: Comparing and Contrasting Water Efficiency Terminology (PDF)
Bill Christiansen, Alliance for Water Efficiency
F-1503
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma C
Reservoir Forecasting for Triggering Drought Measures in Gwinnett County (PDF)
John Clayton, Hazen and Sawyer, PC
F-1504
9:00am - 9:30am
Sonoma D
Reduction of Water Use in Commercial Facilities Using Sphagnum Moss (PDF)
David Knighton, Creative Water Solutions
F-1505
9:35am - 11:05am
Sonoma A
Setting Up Your Sustainable Funding Portfolio For Successful Conservation Progr (PDF)
Lisa Maddaus, Maddaus Water Management
F-1506
9:35am - 11:05am
Sonoma B
Water Efficiency and the Colorado River Basin: How's Our Progress? (PDF)
Cindy Dyballa, Moderator
F-1507
9:35am - 11:05am
Sonoma C
Greater Financial Control through Data, Customer Engagement, and Water Rates (PDF)
Jeff Lipton, WaterSmart Software
F-1508
9:35am - 11:05am
Sonoma D
Waste Not, Want Not - Reusing Onsite Water in New Buildings (PDF)
Lynn Simon, Moderator

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